Stealing Sinatra (2003)

R  |   |  Biography, Comedy, Drama  |  24 January 2003 (USA)
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In need of a grubstake, a young man convinces a couple of friends to help him kidnap Frank Sinatra Jr. It's a true story.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Barry Keenan
John Irwin
Joe Amsler
Agent Stamek (as Sam Mcmurray)
Michael Coristine ...
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Agent Flett
Betty Amsler
James Mahoney (as Kevin Mcnulty)
Ron Chartier ...
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Sue Irwin
John Foss


In need of a grubstake, a young man convinces a couple of friends to help him kidnap Frank Sinatra Jr. It's a true story.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


What's a little kidnapping among friends?

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language | See all certifications »




Release Date:

24 January 2003 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Ho rapito Sinatra  »

Box Office


$10,000,000 (estimated)

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Technical Specs


(Showtime Library Print)

Sound Mix:

(as Dolby Surround)


Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Did You Know?


Barry Keenan received no money from this movie. See more »

Crazy Credits

No animals were harmed and no criminals profited from the making of this film. See more »


References What's Up, Doc? (1972) See more »


Easier Said Than Done
Written by Larry Huff and William Linton
Performed by The Essex
Courtesy of Rhino Entertainment Company
By Arrangement with Warner Special Products
Courtesy of EMI Records Ltd
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6 August 2006 | by (Milpitas, California) – See all my reviews

Underwoods goofy story about a young man(Arquette) who convinces his friends that they should kidnap Frank Sinatra Jr. (Nicholas). The film is written ridiculously, direction is odd, dialogues are out of place and scrambled, the actors didn't do it much justice either, Arquette is annoying throughout, Ian Nicholas was nonexistent, Macy was decent, but only because hes a pretty good actor and probably just tried his best not to come out of this project with a totally embarrassing performance, he was at least tolerable. This is a stupid film in my eyes, boring at times, not entertaining, just a film that i wouldn't recommend to anybody. IMDb Rating: 5.5, my rating: 4/10

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